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I am trying to setup an away message template, but when I go to save the mesage, the only template type available is *.dot; when you go to create the rule, it is forcing to look for a *.oft. Using Outlook 2003 without  Exchange. Any suggestions?
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David Lee earned 2000 total points
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Hi thefunnydad,

Sounds like you're using Word as your email editor.  Try switching to Outlook as the mail editor.

Cheers!
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by:Lugzan
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sorry to necro but,


I just got the same situation and I checked, Outlook (as a Office 2003 SP3 component) is my default mail editor - still no option to save as *.oft. what now? =)


J.M.
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by:David Lee
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If you want to open a question, then I'll be glad to work on this.
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by:Lugzan
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my mistake!


my comment can be deleted as I was the donkey who checked in a rather wrong place =)

I did not see at first that the correct checkbox for that is under Tools -> Options -> Mail format.

let the topic sleep again, sorry...


J.M.
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by:grinchikins
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I've already turned Word off as my email editor - or I wouldn't have been able to Save As .oft.

I can Save As .oft - I just can't read the .oft files.

Charles
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